Collection MS 253 - Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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AU PMB MS 253

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Whaling logbooks, and other documents, copied in New England (USA) repositories

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  • 1831 - 1893 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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Please refer to the full entry in PMB 200

For indexes see American Whalers and Traders in the Pacific, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1978 and Where the Whalers Went, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1984. Information is provided in the following format: Name of ship (in upper case); Name of Captain/Logkeeper; Date of voyage; Area or places visited. FRANKLIN; ?; 1878-79; North Atlantic FRANKLIN; ?; 1880-81; South Atlantic BELVEDERE; Tucker; 1884-85; Hawaii BELVEDERE; Bassett/Whiteside; 1889-90; Hawaii WILLIAM BAYLIES; Porter; 1892-93; Hawaii PANTHEON; ?; 1848-49; New Zealand ABBY P. CHASE; ?; 1849-50; North Pacific TABER, John H., Accounts against 300 New Bedford ships ISABELLA; ?; 1831-34; Hawaii, Marquesas, Society Islands FAVORITE; ?; 1835-36; Indian Ocean, Society Islands, New Zealand, New South Wales C.W. MORGAN; ?; 1856; North Pacific ELLEN; Huxford; 1852-56; Atlantic, East Indies, Carolines, Indian Ocean VINEYARD; Coffin; 1850-53; Indian Ocean, Hawaii, Marianas CHAMPION; ?; 1848-51; Hawaii, Marianas, Cook Islands CLARICE; Marchant; 1871-75; Atlantic

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Available for reference.
Copies may be made by photographic or similar means for personal/research purposes only. For more extensive use of the work or for any reproductions, written permission must be obtained from the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

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Sponsoring libraries of the New England Microfilming Project, New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740 (previously Old Dartmouth Whaling Museum)

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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ms253

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